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We will have specifically assigned areas for each show.
Baker arena will cover the Western, English, Speed and Fun show. Office by the Hunter/Jumper ring will handle the Hunter/Jumper Show Office by the South East side of the barns will cover the Dressage Show
We will be having a Consignment Shop at Octoberfest this year. Bring your used, clean tack and we will sell it. Volunteers welcome. We will need your name, amount asking for product, an inventory list of all items and any other pertinent information when you drop off your product.
****Bake Sale -
We will have a bake sale this year. All food and great tasty items accepted. Bring them Saturday and Sunday. Lets bring smiles to everyones faces with your great sweet treat!
The Stitchery Mill
Lucas Cutting Edge
Western Cowgirl Essentials
Indiana Running Quarter Horse Association
Lawson & Co.
Seven Oaks Veterinary, LLC
Easy Gait Farms
Hoosier Ladies Aside
Indiana Saddlebred Association
Hoosier Doggie Daycare
Mary Smith - Individual Sponsor
Smiths Westernwear and Tack
Spence Restoration Nursery
Cynthia Joe Temple - Individual Sponsor
Morelock Horse Shoeing
Joy Smith Photography and Video
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About the IHC Queen Contest
The Indiana Horse Council is seeking a highly motivated horsewoman between the ages of 18-25 to represent the Indiana Horse Council in 2017. Our queen will be crowned Friday evening of the at the Hoosier Horse Fair & Expo, March 31st. Her initial appearance of the year, the Hoosier Horse Fair & Expo, will require her presence March 31st – April 2nd 2017. Our queen will make several appearances at equine-related events and activities throughout the year to promote, not only the Indiana Horse Council, but the horse.
Our ideal representative is actively involved in the horse industry with a desire to learn and grow. Women between the ages of 18-25 are eligible. Other rules apply. The program is designed to raise awareness of the Indiana Horse Council and its efforts within the equine industry. We need an outgoing, enthusiastic young horsewoman to be the face of our organization throughout the year!
This program is not only designed for the IHC; it is intended to build, inspire, encourage and help young women succeed in the equine industry.
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Congratulations to the 2016 IHC Queen! Kelsey Sajdera
Jessica Peters crowns 2016 IHC Queen, Kelsey Sajdera
More Pictures from 2016 IHC Queen Contest
Meet Jessica Peters, 2015 IHC Queen
Left to Right: Miss Congeniality - Laney Nethery; 2015 Queen - Jessica Peters; 1st Runner Up - Kaecee Dollard and 2nd Runner Up - Adrianna Erdie
Jessica is a 2012 Purdue University graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and Agribusiness. Jessica was a 10-year 4-H member in Horse & Pony, Swine, Wildlife, Veterinary Science, Sports, and Photography. She is heavily involved in the horse industry. She enjoys working with her broodmare, “Alley” and her yearling, “Duke”. “Alley” is a POA that Jessica won in 2001 at the Hoosier Horse Fair and Expo. From her knowledge and experience gained through 4-H and while at Purdue, she has successfully bred “Alley” and raised two foals from her. She has enjoyed imprinting these foals at a young age and continues to train and work with them on a daily basis. In addition to raising her own horses, Jessica is passionate about trail riding and looks forward to riding with her family at Brown County Horsemen’s Camp.
While at Purdue, Jessica got the opportunity to further her education and expand her knowledge of the horse industry on an international level by participating in an equine study abroad to the United Kingdom. Through this program, she spent time in Ireland, England, and Wales and was able to experience and tour racetracks, steeple chases, breeding farms, veterinary clinics, universities, and local businesses. Jessica also enjoys the judging aspect of the horse industry. She was on the judging team while at Purdue and obtained her Indiana Horse Judges Card in 2012. From 2011-2013 she was an official judge of the Indiana State Fair FFA/4-H Horse Judging Contest. She was also and invited speaker to the Indiana 4-H/FFA Horse Judging Camp from 2011-2013. There, she instructed educational sessions on judging various classes. She has volunteered countless hours to mentor and advise youth in leadership, horse industry advocacy, and life skills development. Jessica has been a mentor to the newly developed Indiana 4-H Horse and Pony Ambassadors program since its creation in 2013. The goal of this program is to encourage youth ambassadors to interact with exhibitors and visitors of equine events, allowing the youth to gain a new perspective and appreciation for the diversity of horse breeds, riding disciplines, and stakeholders involved in the Indiana and U.S. horse industries. Jessica’s future plans include further development of her horse judging knowledge and passing that knowledge onto the youth. She also plans to start showing in the Open and POAC circuits again. She wants to advance her skills as an effective leader and grow into leadership roles within her career and the Indiana equine industry.
2015 Top Ten
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QUEEN CONTEST APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 22, 2017!
Thank you, 2017 Queen Sponors!